On Wednesday 15th June Portsalon golf club staged an open gents stableford competition. Ken Sharpe (23) returning from a recent trip to the home of golf at St Andrews golf course in Scotland played some inspiring golf and recorded his first major open victory of the year with 39 points, runner up Connor Mc Fadden (16) 39 points, Gross Stephen Connolly (5) 33 points, 3rd Phillip Durning (8) 38 points. The CSS was 37 points.On Saturday 18th June the winner of the open competition played at Portsalon Golf club was Gerard Mc Gettigan (20) 36 points, runner up Sam Faulkner (13) 36 points points. The CSS was 36 points. The winner of the Sunday members competition was Pat Green (13) 41 points, Runner up John Sandilands (20) 39 points, Gross Damian Toland (5) 30 points, 3rd John Strain (19) 37 points. The CSS was 37 points.
On Saturday 26th June there is an open gents stableford competition. On Sunday 27th June there is the usual members competition, and on Wednesday 29th June a gents 18 hole stableford open competition. A time sheet is in operation for all competitions at Portsalon Golf Club, contact 074 91 59459 for your tee time or go online at portsalongolfclub.com
Final preparations are underway for one of the major golfing festivals in the North West namely the Portsalon Golf Club Open week. The open week will run from Saturday 2nd July to Sunday 9th July. On Saturday 2nd gents four ball better ball sponsored by Callaghan Transport. Sunday 3rd Ladies & Gents stableford sponsored by The Golf Shop, Monday 4th Ladies & Gents stableford sponsored by Milford Inn Hotel , Tuesday 5TH gents stableford sponsored by Value Centre, Wednesday 6th gents stableford sponsored by Mc Gee Butchers, Thursday 7th gents stroke sponsored by Finn Valley Pheasantries, Friday 8th Ladies &Gents stableford sponsored by Dunleaveys XL Store, Saturday 9th gents four ball betterball sponsored by B Coyle & Sons, Sunday 10th Ladies &Gents stableford. Golfer of the week prize is sponsored by Seamus Clinton . Members and visitors should remember that all competitions at Portsalon Golf Club are on a time sheet. To ensure your place on this seasons open week contact 074 9159459 or go online to portsalongolfclub.com
The Portsalon senior golfing team travelled to Portstewart on Sunday last for the GUI qualifying event. The team under the leadership of John Shields was Connor Connolly, Stephen Connolly, D P Logue , Pascal Cullen and John Shields. The Portsalon senior team made history by qualifying for the next round for the first time in the clubs history. The next round will be a match play event and will take place on Sunday 26th June in Portstewart Golf Club against Portstewart. Congratulations to the team on reaching the later stages and good luck on Sunday.
Senior over 50’s
The return leg of the over 50’s match against Donegal Golf Club (Murvagh) was staged on Tuesday 14th June last. The Portsalon team trailing by four and half matches to one half match had a lot to do to overcome this score line. The team under the leadership of club captain Donal Callaghan pulled off a remarkable recovery by winning all five matches and advance to the next round against Ballyliffen golf club.
All members who are paying their fees by the instalment method should note that the third payment will be due by 30th June 2011.
Members and visitors please note that divot bags are now available on entry to the first tee box. Please ensure that you pick up a bag and assist with the course maintenance.Tags: